kalevalacal-update
Crochet, Home Decorations

My #KalevalaCAL progress

So, I think I've reached maybe a 1/4th of the Kalevala blanket. I consider that a success ๐Ÿ˜€ I'm not usually the person with big projects, I prefer smaller ones that I can complete faster. They say there are two types of crafters - or crocheters, in this case - one that really enjoys the… Continue reading My #KalevalaCAL progress

Crochet, Home Decorations, patterns

Gingerbread Man – Free Crochet Pattern

A week ago somebody suggested that I should make some Christmas decorations. I thought it might be too early, but then again you also need time to make the stuff before the holidays are here. So I started designing ๐Ÿ™‚ The crochet Gingerbread man is a versatile Christmas decoration: you can put it on plates… Continue reading Gingerbread Man – Free Crochet Pattern

Kalevala CAL crocheted by Matylda's Barn
Crochet, Home Decorations

I joined the Kalevala CAL! And it’s beautiful…

...It really is ๐Ÿ™‚ Apparently, Finland is celebrating 100 years of the country's existence. The Kalevala crochet alongย is a gift to tribute Finlandโ€™s centenary. Many talented crochet designers joined together to create a blanket project, that crocheters from all around the world can enjoy. New granny squares are published on a weekly basis. There's an… Continue reading I joined the Kalevala CAL! And it’s beautiful…

starry-eyed-owl
Amigurumi, Crochet, patterns

Starry Eyed Owl Crochet Pattern

Lately I've been jumping from one craft activity to another. I have way too many projects going on at once plus I'm going to work every day as well. Still doesn't stop me from adding more projects to my basket(s), arrggh ๐Ÿ™‚ This owl was one of those spur of the moment projects, when I… Continue reading Starry Eyed Owl Crochet Pattern

Amigurumi, Crochet

I Still Crochet! And million other things. (aka the story of the goofy horse)

I swear my hands never stop. They always have to do something. It's like a disease ๐Ÿ™‚ But I wouldn't have it any other way. Sometimes I wonder what people with no hobbies do with their time. Errr...social media? ๐Ÿ˜€ Most likely. That being said, I spend a lot of time on social media as… Continue reading I Still Crochet! And million other things. (aka the story of the goofy horse)

ravelry-patterns
Amigurumi, Crochet, Home Decorations, Kitchen and Dining, patterns

My Patterns Are Now on Ravelry!

I decided to join Ravelry, because I want to share my designs with as many people as possible ๐Ÿ™‚ My username is - surprise surprise - MatyldasBarn. You can find my profile here: http://www.ravelry.com/people/MatyldasBarn I added two of my older designs to my designer profile, but I already published two new instructions. One of them… Continue reading My Patterns Are Now on Ravelry!

river-table-runner-header
Crochet, Home Decorations

Inspired by Adirondack Rivers

I love water. I love seas, lakes and rivers... And that's where I got my inspiration for a new table runner design from. I worked with a wonderful yarn called Scarlett, which I purchased at a local yarn shop with a very fitting name - Village Yarn Shop. The yarn is 100% cotton, made in… Continue reading Inspired by Adirondack Rivers

Classic Mug Cozies
Crochet, Home Decorations, patterns

Classic Mug Cozy Pattern and Crafters Gallery events

I've been quite busy lately: attending Crafters Gallery's ribbon cutting ceremony and preparing a lot of new products for it. The upcoming Saturday there will be another big event - grand-reopening of the gallery with all the vendors present and big discounts on the assortment. As you can guess, I'll be there ๐Ÿ™‚ So if… Continue reading Classic Mug Cozy Pattern and Crafters Gallery events

Amigurumi, Crochet

Crochet Horse for Saratoga Springs

I wanted to create something special for Crafters Gallery in Saratoga Springs, NY, and the idea that came to my mind was naturally something horse related. Saratoga is very famous for its horse races. I read somewhere that it's actually the oldest sports event in the world. People wear fancy hats and clothes to the… Continue reading Crochet Horse for Saratoga Springs